Marine Power News


Yanmar to Show New High-speed Diesel at Hamburg SMM Expo

Aug 09, 2012

Yanmar Europe to display its new V-12 marine diesel engine (12AY) at upcoming SMM 2012 trade fair.With easy installation and maintenance, the purpose-built 12AY is ideal for offshore support vessels, ferries, tugs, commercial fishing craft and other demanding applications…

ECA Compliance Waiver Granted to US Shipowner TOTE

Aug 08, 2012

EPA and USCG facilitate a move by Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) to convert its vessels to alternative fuels.Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) has received a permit providing a conditional waiver from the current Emissions Control Area…

U.S. Port Introduces Air Clean-up Incentive for Ships

Aug 03, 2012

Port of New York & New Jersey approves new environomental initiative scheme for ocean ships visitng the portsAs part of the agency’s ongoing initiatives to be a good steward of the environment, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners has…

34m Boat Delivered to Rhode Island Fast Ferry

Jul 30, 2012

A 34m Catamaran Passenger Ferry, Ava Pearl, designed by Incat Crowther and built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding , was delivered to Rhode Island Fast Ferry, where it will contribute to an expansion of operations.As a long-time operator of Incat Crowther ferries…

Big Ship Slow Steaming: How Prevalent is It?

Jul 26, 2012

Much has been heard, said and read regarding the advent of Slow Steaming in the global maritime industry. But in reality, how prevalent is the practice? MAN PrimeServ set out recently to find some answers.Being a market leader with the lion’s…

Rolls-Royce to Power New Cruise Ferries

Jul 24, 2012

Rolls-Royce signed a contract with ship owner Fjord Line A/S to install LNG based power and propulsion systems in two cruise ferries being built at the Bergen Group Fosen AS yard in Norway. Each vessel will be equipped with four gas engines…

Bay Diesel Promotes Moore to Service Management

Jul 23, 2012

Mandie Moore has been promoted to Service Management.  She has been a member of the Bay Diesel family for 6 months.  Mandie is responsible for our Government Jobs (NSWG & Coast Guard), special tools, tool room and warranties.  Established in 1982…

Laborde Welcomes Marine Salesman

Jun 26, 2012

Expanding its sales force, Laborde Products brings on a new salesman.  David DiSalvo will handle diesel equipment sales and marketing.  He will serve the Gulf Coast and inland rivers territories. 'In this position, I hope to establish a presence in new areas…

Jensen Design Longliner Reaches Construction Milestone

Jun 13, 2012

Jensen-Designed Commercial Longliner Fishing Vessel, Northern Leader, Achieves Construction Milestone; Environmentally Friendly Vessel is Ahead of Schedule Due to Jensen’s Advanced Production Engineering Services. One of the world’s largest commercial longliner fishing vessels…

Frederikshavn Academy Throws Open its Doors

Jun 08, 2012

Danish location to provide propulsion and propeller training.The newest MAN PrimeServ Academy held its official opening on 21 May 2012 in Frederikshavn, Denmark, in the process becoming the 11th training and education centre in MAN Diesel & Turbo’s global network…

'Cappuccino Bunkers' in Singapore Claim Refuted

Jun 06, 2012

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)  believes that claims of there being entrained air in bunkers supplied in the port are exaggeratedIn its press release the SSA said that it understands that the “cappuccino” effect is allegedly due to the presence of entrained air…

Bourbon Strives for Fuel Consumption Savings

May 29, 2012

Optimizing the crewboat's fuel consumption - BOURBON promotes best practices and organizes a competition. With over 3 million people carried in 2011, the transport of personnel is at the forefront of BOURBON’s activities. Following directly on from the initiative launched in Gabon in 2010…

Dead Ship – Crew Feel Like Prisoners

May 11, 2012

'Panos Earth' has been anchored in South Africa's False Bay for 7 weeks without electrical power & the crew wants to go homeThe Panos Earth, 75,864 dwt bulk carrier needs $500 000 (R3.6 million) to repair her generators but squabbles with…

Port of LA Pioneers 'Clean Ship' Eco Program

May 10, 2012

Port of Los Angeles pioneers international clean ship incentive program in North America & the Pacific RimThe Port of Los Angeles has become the first seaport in North America and the Pacific Rim to adopt an international clean air program…

Siemens Wins Navy Contract

May 08, 2012

Siemens Industry, Inc. (NYSE: SI) wona contract to equip two U.S. Navy Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) vessels with its unique diesel electric propulsion solution at Dakota Creek Industries Inc. (DCI), located in Anacortes, Wash…

Logistics News

Israel Aims to Boost Red Sea Oil Deliveries Despite Environmental Risks

Israel Aims to Boost Red Sea Oil Deliveries Despite Environmental Risks

Compromise Agreements Yield over $2.3 Million in Penalties

Compromise Agreements Yield over $2.3 Million in Penalties

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

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